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Creating advantage in uncertainty

The business environment is becoming increasingly challenging, with a fast-changing macroeconomic environment, growing pressure around climate change and sustainability, market volatility, and supply chain disruptions – to name just a few issues. No matter the sector, companies must mitigate these macro risks while still investing in their businesses to…

GS1 Philippines launches “GS1 Activate” to boost digital transformation of 30,000 PH retailers with robust barcode system

GS1 Philippines, the organization on local barcode standards, has officially launched GS1 Activate, a web-based service aimed at simplifying barcode generation and symbol creation for businesses, revolutionizing the retail supply chain through digitalization.

Singapore’s PropertyGuru reports $740,000 net profit in 4Q amid higher revenue

Singapore-based PropTech company PropertyGuru has reported net profit of SGD 1 million ($740,000) in the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2023 amid higher revenue, as compared to a net loss of SGD 5 million ($3.72m) a year ago.

East Ventures, Temasek Foundation launches second Indonesia’s climate tech innovations competition

East Ventures, a Southeast Asian sector-agnostic venture capital firm, and Temasek Foundation, a Singapore-based non-profit philanthropic organization that supports sustainable development initiatives, have on Monday announced the second edition of the Climate Impact Innovations Challenge (CIIC) 2024, Indonesia's largest climate tech innovations…

How AI will disrupt & spark innovations in healthcare? Let’s hear from Vertex Growth’s Nikodemus Jaya [Q&A]

In an interview with TNGlobal, Vertex Growth Executive Director Nikodemus Jaya has also discussed how AI will have an impact on the healthcare sector. He shared his insights on what are the areas AI would transform the healthcare sector the most, among other issues. He also shared his views on what kind of training healthcare workers would need to fully…

Nokia partners Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison to nurture Indonesia’s digital talent, targeting AI adoption capability

Nokia and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat or IOH) have on Friday announced their collaboration in providing Bell Labs’ learning and certification programs to university students, aiming to enhance Indonesia’s digital talent competencies.

Digido serves over one million Filipinos

Philippine consumer finance company Digido is has announced a significant milestone, having served over one million Filipinos through its safe, reliable and inclusive digital lending services.

Zetrix & Web3Labs’ Global Accelerator Program officially opens for registration

The global accelerator program initiated by Zetrix, a layer-1 blockchain platform utilizing Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS) mechanism, in collaboration with Web3.0 startup hub Web3Labs, is officially open for registration.

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Break of dawn in coworking: The end of WeWork’s growth-at-all-cost model

The coworking industry has significantly changed in recent years, driven by the global shift towards more flexible and hybrid work models. This change, accelerated by the pandemic, has led to a surge in demand for coworking spaces. It is evolving rapidly, shaped by trends in work culture, technology, and a focus on flexibility, community, and well-being. 

Johor-Singapore Special Economic Zone to help create more tech startups, says Malaysia deputy tech minister

Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Mohammad Yusof Apdal said he is confident that the establishment of the JS-SEZ will play an important role in helping the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) achieve its target of creating 5,000 startup companies by the end of 2025